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Announcing the Top 100 Finalists of the 2021 Launch Pad Prose Competition!

By March 18, 2021 No Comments

Congratulations to the Top 100 Finalists for the 2021 Launch Pad Prose Competition

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Writer(s)

‘SCAPES MADE DIAMONDShauna O’Meara
A HEX UPON BLACKSTONE COUNTYJ. Andrew Rutledge
A RETIREMENTHarris Kauffman
ADULTS ARE ALSO AFRAID OF THE DARKJenny Halper
ALBERT RISINGFred Ayeroff
AN UNUSUAL CASEVanessa Ryan
ANNA INCOGNITOLaura Preble
BLACKOUT MANDavid Sakmyster
BYERLY LONGWELL’S MIRACULOUS MEDICINE SHOWJillian Chmiel
CARINATaylor Sutton
CLOSET HEARTSKyle T. Cowan
CONTINUANCEIrina Ivanova
DANGER SO LOVELYRomily Bernard
DAUGHTER OF AMUNKatherine Istace
DEAD IN THE WATERKevin Hopgood
DENSITYAshley Beeby
DISSENTSara Seitz
DOORMAN WANTEDGlenn Miller
DROWNING IN HONEYSavannah Oakes
ELEANOR AND ABIGAILKhalehla Rixon
EMPIRE IN EXILERen-Horng Wang
EXODUSChristopher Lee
FLIGHT OF THE ALYAAmber Snow
GALLANTCatherine Cheresh
GLUTTONDeborah Riley
HAPPY HOLIDAYS! THE CHARLIE BARNES EXPERIENCE, VOLUME 1Ronald McGuire
HIDDEN TALENTVanessa Ryan
HOLD MECynthia Riddle
HOW TO BREAK YOUR COLLARBONE AND WHYJackie Cloud
HUNTING TEDDY ROOSEVELTJames Ross
ICE FISHINGNaomi Baum
KILL FOR LOVELaura Picklesimer
KILL THE DOGAlexandria Mui Lynn Chin
KISSING TOMATOESHelen Hudson
KIYA AND THE MORIAN TREASURER.S. Mellette
LA MOCHILA EXPRESSSarah Marsh
LADY ADAJulie Ann Slaby
LET’S HOLD HANDSBrendan Kelly
LIARSCharlene Clarke-Todoruk
LIKE THE WIND I GOVahid Imani
LOVE THY NEIGHBORKaryn Peyton
MALFEASANCEAleks Lyons
MALTACharles Duffie
MARINA & THE SCIENCE CLUBMaria Sideris-Ishimaru
ME AND THE MAN WHO MADE MAPPLETHORPERoberta Degnore
MELANIEEd Benjamin
NATURAL 20Alex Simon
NIGHTTIME TALESJenna Dickson
NO BLOOD, NO PRINTS, NO MURDERLee Adams
NO TRUTH IN CHEMISTRYJennifer S. Deayton
NORTHWOODSNia Searle
NUDGEDanny Hogan
OUR LADY OF THE BASS BOATMike Tuohy
PERSONA NON GRATADesson Thomson
RAZOR’S EDGEJonathan Marx
REDACTEDJ. Andrew Rutledge
REVELATION RECORDSJennifer Giacalone
RUN NASEEMA RUNShehla Naqvi
RUSSIAN TROPICSLibby Sternberg
SATAN FENCEAnne Steinberg
SAVAGE GAMELisa Pais
SCARS & CHARLATANSChristopher Robin Hood
SKINNY WOMAN IN A STRAW HATHao Tran
SLAUGHTER ROADDwight Jolivette
SLOANE HALLLibby Sternberg
SORRY, DELIVERYPaula Lennon
SOULTOUCHYasamin Noori-Bushehri
SPEAKING OF SUMMERKalisha Buckhanon
STUDENT BODIESTaylor Foreman-Niko
SURVIVING THE ODDCandi Milo
SURVIVING URANUSMichael Wohl
SWALLOWING BITTERNESSKathy Tao
T.L.W.Katherine Martinez DeLeon
THANKSGIVINGJennifer S. Deayton
THE BOARDERPaul Toth
THE BOY WHO KILLED SUMMERBrendan Kelly
THE DARKNESS AND THE DEEPHalle McGowan
THE DECOYNicole Crowley
THE FOURTH YEARChristopher Backs
THE FRIENDLIESMeg Howrey
THE GOLD RUSH GIRLSCraig Moody
THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO FRANKJulian Porter
THE KEY TO CIRCUS-MOM HIGHWAYAllyson Rice
THE LEMONADE TOURKerry Quinn
THE MODEST ONEIvana Strajin
THE MONSTER HYPOTHESISRomily Bernard
THE THIRTY-NINTH MANDale Swanson
THE WAY YOUR FATHER DIESRaymond Gaston
THE WEIGHT OF IT ALLWendy Willis Baldwin
THE WHIPPING CLUBDeborah Henry
THE WHIRLPOOL PROJECTJosh Taylor
THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT LUCYJulie Ann Slaby
TO THE NINESElena Perez
TOO DONEMaria Sanchez
TURNING OF THE BONESMichael Welch
WAR ORPHANSKuros Charney
WASTED: A WASTED LIFESteve Finly
WHEN WENDY WHISPERSElena Perez
WHITE DEVILWilliam Gish
WONDER VALLEYNoah Pohl

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(As a reminder: If you entered into the Mentorship Program, or signed up to be part of the Guaranteed Signing or Guaranteed Publishing prizes, regardless of making the Top 100, you are still in contention for those prizes. Those winners are selected from the entire pool of submissions separately from the finalist rounds, and will be announced alongside the winners)

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